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Sales Representative - Horticulture
Elma , WA 98541
Posted 2 weeks ago
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grows over 1,000 varieties of perennials, trees and shrubs at our micropropagation laboratory and greenhouse in Elma, Washington
. We produce millions of plants annually from our 52,000 square-foot facility, that includes a designated research area and culture rooms. We ship our products worldwide and partner with hybridizers, nurseries and commercial agricultural ventures to propagate, introduce and market cultivars from all parts of the world.
We are hiring a Sales Representative
to join our team. You will build relationships with new and established customers to provide superior customer service to match our superior quality plants. You will spend time in the office serving customers as well as travelling to serve local customers. We offer competitive compensation, 401k with company match and medical, dental and vision insurance.
This role is for you if
- You have exceptional plant knowledge and a passion for plants
- You have strong interpersonal communication skills
- You are well-organized
- You can multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively
The focus of the role:
- Source new sales opportunities through cold calls as well as researching accounts to identifying opportunities
- Visit local accounts to establish a strong relationship and build business
- Maintain contact with all existing customers throughout the year to understand and meet their needs
- Assist external sales staff
Quality candidates will
- Be passionate about providing unique, quality plants to the market
- Have exceptional plant knowledge
- Be excellent communicators on the phone and in person
- Have the desire and ability to travel locally approximately 30% of the time to develop and maintain relationships with customers
- Have excellent computer skills including a good knowledge of database management, Excel, and Powerpoint